VUG Vs. VOO: A Comparison Of Two Popular  ETF Funds

With all the investment products out there, which one suits you? Let’s check two popular ETFs –  VUG vs. VOO.

The VUG fund tracks the benchmark index’s performance that measures the returns of the large- and mid-cap growth stocks.

VOO Vanguard S&P 500 ETF tracks the Standard & Poor 500 index that assesses the performance  of mid-and  large-cap stocks.

VUG only includes companies under the growth category, they have fewer stocks than VOO. On the other hand, VOO keeps track of the S&P 500 index.

Between 2011 and 2020, VUG delivered better returns in seven out of the nine positive years. VOO only outperformed VUG in 2011 and 2016.

One of the reasons why Vanguard funds are popular is because of their low cost. VUG has fees of 0.04%, while VOO has fees of 0.03%.